About Us

Mission Statement 

WVBU, 90.5 FM Lewisburg is “The Voice of Bucknell University,” Bucknell’s one and only, student-run radio station. WVBU plays a music format of modern and alternative rock, with a number of specialty shows of such genres as classical, jazz, and classic rock. The station fills a niche in the airwaves that has been left open by local radio stations, and provides public service announcements and news to the campus and surrounding area. WVBU also operates a remote services division, providing music for on-campus entertainment. WVBU-FM is open to membership, after a mandatory training period, to all members of the Bucknell community, students and faculty alike.

Technical Info

  • Antenna Location: Roof of Dana Engineering Building
  • Antenna Height: 25 feet
  • Antenna Height Above Sea Level: 19.8 meters
  • Monopole design: single aluminum pole
  • Effective Radiated Power (ERP): 225 kW (measures coverage area)
  • Transmitter Power: 250 W

Achievements

In 1983, the Buffalo Valley Jaycees presented their “recognition and appreciation for outstanding service to the community.”
In December 1988, the NAACP presented the Service to the Community Award for WVBU’s “years of unselfish service that has been given by the prisoners request show. We salute you and appreciate your programming every day.”
The United States Army Reserve presented their “grateful appreciation to WVBU for its continuing support of army reserve recruiting through public service broadcasting.”
A Certificate of Meritorius Public Service was presented in “appreciation of the fact that radio station WVBU has released THE INSIDE TRACK series on career information, a meritorius public service to youth and community deserving of special recognition.”

 

Currently Playing on WVBU
Sex Ray Vision - Blender

Recently on Twitter

Tune in right now to hear Josh and Zach Berliner help An Unexpected Journey play some jazzy tunes. 90.5 WVBU http://t.co/lbHMvYqIEv
- Thursday Apr 30 - 9:09pm

Bucknell, Occupied is on right now with DJ Anarres and President Bravman! Call in to ask your questions: 570-577-3489 at 90.5 WVBU!
- Thursday Apr 30 - 6:15pm

A little more than an hour until DJ Anarres will be talking with President Bravman on Bucknell, Occupied! Call in at 570-577-3489 to talk!
- Thursday Apr 30 - 4:50pm

Today's the day! President Bravman will be visiting the studio to talk with DJ Anarres on Bucknell, Occupied! Call in 6-7:30pm at...
- Thursday Apr 30 - 10:50am

Check out Bucknell, Occupied tomorrow night from 6-7:30pm as DJ Anarres will be chatting with President Bravman. Tune into 90.5 WVBU...
- Wednesday Apr 29 - 9:45pm

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